Following our monthly Elevate virtual session, (this month topics being ‘The Secret about Networking’ ) we received the following question: I have been listening to the discussion this afternoon with interest. Although I realise that networking in the UK is nowadays prevalent to grow and develop...

In this month’s webinar we focused on the topic of confidence.  Confidence is often the reason quoted as to why women do not achieve their potential in the workplace.  ‘Women lack confidence’, they say. The thing is we have given hundreds and hundreds of women our...

As we look back on 2018 we have worked with so many women (and some men) who are in search of being their best selves. This is something many of us are always in search of...

There is no doubt the world of work has changed dramatically over the last few decades with the pace of change being driven by technology, globalisation and demographics. While all these shifts create challenges, they also create incredible opportunities. As an example, without shifts in technology and...

Today is International Men’s Day  – a day to raise greater awareness of the issues and inequalities men and boys face in their lives as well as highlighting positive male role models. Over the past few weeks,  in response to this day of celebration,  we have...

When thinking about progressing in our careers we tend to talk about climbing a ladder, as if there is only one direction, the progress is linear and each step is the same size. This may be the case for some but for the majority of people...

The business environment is anything but easy. The to-do list is long, expectations are high. The fact of the matter is that we all given 24 hours in a day to get everything done yet so many simply feel that that is not enough! Yet it...

Following a recent webinar as part of the ‘Elevate’ programme -  our virtual, interactive programme to support and develop your leadership potential – we asked attendees whether they thought hearing from female role models was important. 70% said yes. Even though it is now 2017, many...

Nowadays, most organisations have diversity policies in place and some are even on their second or third round of programmes & initiatives. Many have a gender strategy to increase the number of women in their organisations. So how are these efforts working?  Unfortunately, not so great....